Your Toothbrush and Oral Health

Are you committed to protecting your smile? Do you make a habit of brushing your teeth every morning and night? Do you even brush your teeth after every meal? If so, good for you—but there’s even more you can do. To ensure that your mouth is as clean and safe as possible, you should care… Read more »

Teeth-Whitening Can Give You a “Sinsational Smile”

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a poll which found that what respondents would most like to improve about smiles was to have “whiter and brighter teeth.” A bright smile is often perceived to be a healthy smile. Many of our patients seek to achieve this brighter appearance through Sinsational Smile® teeth-whitening, an in-office… Read more »

Seven Things that Cause Bad Breath

One in every four Americans deals with halitosis, or bad breath. If you are constantly popping wintergreen mints or spearmint gum to freshen your breath, it could be a sign that you are part of that 25 percent. There are ways to prevent this bad breath, and we have compiled list of the most common… Read more »

What do You Know About Dental Work?

Going to the dentist is a fairly common practice, but how much do we actually know about taking care of our mouths? These five statements will test your knowledge when it comes to maintaining a healthy smile: FACT or FICTION: A little blood after flossing and brushing your teeth is perfectly normal.  – FICTION. Bleeding gums are… Read more »

Six Ideas for a Brighter Smile

1. Brush and Floss – Brushing and flossing are two of the most important things you can do to improve your smile. Brush and floss everyday to effectively prevent cavities and improve the appearance of your teeth, contributing to a brighter smile. 2. Eat Fruits and Veggies – Eating raw fruits and vegetables helps produce… Read more »

Why Some Wisdom Teeth Need To Be Removed

The treatment plan for wisdom teeth varies from patient to patient. For instance, some people live their entire lives without even being aware of their wisdom teeth. And in some cases, the wisdom teeth don’t develop at all! But for many people, if the wisdom teeth are not healthy or properly positioned, then they need… Read more »

Selecting the Right Toothbrush and Toothpaste Is Not Child’s Play

We all want to make the very best decisions for our children. Did you know those important decisions even extend to choosing the right type of toothbrush and toothpaste? It’s true. Even though children eventually lose their baby teeth, proper pediatric oral care can influence your child’s well-being into adulthood. Bristle Strength – When it… Read more »

Dental Health in the New Year

It is a common myth that it takes 21 days to form a habit. Studies have shown that it actually takes more than two months of constant attention and repetition to form a habit. With a consistent effort, you can successfully develop habits that can lead to a healthier lifestyle. There is no better time… Read more »

The Dangers of Teeth Clenching

Teeth are designed to fit together smoothly, with the top and bottom teeth touching only when chewing. We all clench our teeth to some degree; it is a natural result of stress or anger, for example. However, frequent unnatural clenching or grinding of the teeth is the result of a condition called bruxism. An estimated… Read more »

Freshen Your Breath

Bad breath can ruin a date, cause co-workers to avoid you, and generally be an unwelcomed nuisance. Here are some ways that you can tackle your bad breath and start down the road to minty freshness. Avoid Garlic and Onions: Foods like garlic and onions can be smelled on the breath for up to three… Read more »